Renting in Seattle can be a challenge. Finding a home in good repair is sometimes a challenge too. Did you know that the city requires rental units be maintained to ensure structural integrity, functional electric equipment, fire safety and proper exits?
These rules require owners maintain rental properties so they meet code standards for health and safety. They also require that owner and tenants follow rules regarding the upkeep of residential units. Owners cannot evict tenants without having a just cause for eviction.
You can read more about the renting in Seattle codes here:
If you have more questions you can look on this page from the City of Seattle and if you cannot find your answer, it gives you other resources.
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